Nursery Rhymes Online
There’s a neat little clock,– In the schoolroom it stands,– And it points to the time With its two little hands. And may we, like the clock, Keep a face
A man of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds; And when the weeds begin to grow, It’s like a garden full of snow; And
St. Swithin’s day, if thou dost rain, For forty days it will remain : St. Swithin’s day, if thou be fair, For forty days ’twill rain na mair.
A seamstress that sews, And would make her work redde (i.e. scarce), Must use a long needle, And a short thread.
See a pin and pick it up, All the day you’ll have good luck. See a pin and let it lay, Bad luck you’ll have all the day.
Needles and pins, needles and pins, When a man marries his trouble begins.
Come when you’re called, Do what you’re bid, Shut the door after you, And never be chid.
For every evil under the sun There is a remedy or there is none. If there be one, seek till you find it; If there be none, never mind it.
Tommy’s tears and Mary’s fears Will make them old before their years.
Friday night’s dream, on Saturday told, Is sure to come true, be it never so old.
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